Mix + Mingle in your Studs + Drops

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Get to know our Studs + Drops community! Join us on April 22 for an evening of informal conversation: talk to your virtual booth neighbors, ask your favorite artist a question about their process, and learn more about the diverse methods, materials, and makers represented in Studs + Drops. We will explore what makes earrings […]

Demo with JacQueline Sanchez Jewelry Design

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Step inside JacQueline Sanchez's studio as she shows us how she makes her work from playful LEGO®. We will explore the possibilities and challenges created by working with this popular toy and watch a piece of LEGO® jewelry come to life!   Artist Bio JacQueline Sanchez has earned an international following for her playful minimalist reinterpretation […]

Demo with 2Roses

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Photo courtesy of 2Roses. Corliss and John Rose of 2Roses welcome us into their studio to learn about their invented material Corlite. Learn how John and Corliss created Corlite and how they use it in their work.   Artist Bios 2Roses is a Southern California design studio and collaboration of Corliss Rose and John Lemieux […]

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Conversation with Dr. Emily Stoehrer and Bella Neyman

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Join us on May 13, 2021 at 6pm as we chat about our favorite accessory! From the ancient Nike earring to Man Ray's oversized "Pendant's Pending" to contemporary examples by the world's most celebrated makers, join Bella Neyman (co-founder of New York City Jewelry Week) and Emily Stoehrer (Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry) as […]

Demo with Laura Wood

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Laura Wood welcomes us into her studio in Asheville, NC to explore her vibrant, colorful pieces! Tune in to learn more about powder coat, enamel, and Laura's jewelry-making process.   Artist Bio Laura's creative practice began in dance and shifted to contemporary jewelry in college, at University of Georgia, where she was introduced to jewelry […]

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Instagram Live Studio Visit with Porcelain and Stone

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Join us May 24 at 12pm on Instagram as we go on a live tour with Kimberly Huestis of Porcelain and Stone! We’ll explore her studio and her unique technique of making jewelry out of porcelain.   Artist Bio   Kimberly's background in rock carving and years as a professional building design architect and environmental […]

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Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America (Revisited)

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Artwork by Pat Gold. Sorry, but .... THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! We will record it and post it on our YouTube channel afterward!   Join us for a lively, fun and informative panel discussion about the history, cultural impact and role basketry plays in contemporary art. Baskets convey meaning through the artists’ selection of […]

Artist Demo: Norman Sherfield’s Fiber Story

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Explore Norman Sherfield's knotted fiber artwork and learn more about the basketry influences behind his one-of-a-kind creations! Join the Society of Arts + Crafts for an in-depth demonstration and storytelling session with one of the talented artists featured in CraftBoston: Fiber Stories. Tune in for a closer look at Norman's sources of inspiration, watch a […]

Artist Interview: Textile Collage with Alisa Banks

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Texas-based textile artist Alisa Banks uses fiber and found materials to create everything from sculptural books to textile collages to multi-media pieces. Her works address identity politics and have been exhibited in Canada, Africa, Asia, Europe, and throughout the US, and are housed in several private and public collections, including the Smithsonian Institution, the US […]

Mix + Mingle: Share Your Fiber Story!

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Join us for an evening of community storytelling! Have you ever started knitting a sweater only to be stymied by attaching the sleeves? Ever gotten wound up while weaving a scarf or tapestry? Or, have you experienced the pure joy and elation of watching loved ones unwrap a hand-embroidered gift and use it for years […]

Shop Tour with Nathalie Miebach

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Take a virtual tour of Spiders & Birds, a brand-new Boston-based design lighting store run by CraftBoston Artist Nathalie Miebach! Go behind the scenes to learn more about the story behind Spiders & Birds, Nathalie’s craft transition during the pandemic, and the inspiration for her colorful woven lamps. This event is free and will take […]

Artist Demo: Laura Petrovich-Cheney’s Fiber Story

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What makes a quilt a quilt? Is it the interwoven shapes and patterns? The piecing together of countless separate materials to make one cohesive whole? In her work, Laura Petrovich-Cheney explores these questions and more by creating wall-mounted quilts out of salvaged wood. Inspired by the destruction and loss caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, […]

Artist Demo: Cael Chappell’s Fiber Story

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After only a few years of making baskets, Cael Chappell's exquisite work blends whimsy and creativity with traditional techniques. Join Cael in this virtual demo and storytelling session to hear about the origin of his interest in basketry, the founding of Baskets of Africa in 2002, and how he finally took up twining for himself […]

Craftivism 101: Embroidery Workshop with Shannon Downey

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Get acquainted with "craftivism," learn to embroider, stitch something brilliant, and make friends—all in just 2 hours! Craft-based activism ("craftivism") has been used as a tool of resistance, coalition building, and even espionage! Fiber artist Shannon Downey will provide an introduction to the history of craftivism and ways you can get involved in the current phase […]

Artist Interview: Sweetgrass Basketry with Corey Alston

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Sweetgrass basket maker Corey Alston shares the history of his craft and its deeply-rooted connection to the Gullah culture. Join us for an interview led by Lois Russell (Vice-President of the Society of Arts + Crafts Board of Trustees), a demonstration, and a brief Q&A on Zoom! This event is made possible thanks to funding […]

Artist Demo: Metalworking with Seth Carlson

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Seth Carlson's charming and naturalistic metal vessels, jewelry, and other creations have been highlighted in several of our shows, including CraftBoston: Cups of Good. Get to know Seth, his processes, and the materials he works with in this presentation! This event is free and open to the public.     How to Watch: This demo […]

An Evening with Lucy Lacoste Gallery

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Join Lucy Lacoste, owner of one of the premier ceramics galleries in the country, for a virtual conversation about clay and vessels on Thursday, October 7, 2021, starting at 5 p.m. She will be joined by Gary Roberts, board president of The Society of Arts + Crafts, and ceramic artists Lily Fein and Josephine Burr. […]

Artist Demo: Wheel-Thrown Ceramics with Angelique Scott

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Ceramic artist Angelique Scott takes the wheel in this online artist demo! Learn how she uses wheel throwing to raise cups and mugs like those seen in CraftBoston: Cups of Good. This event is free and open to the public.     How to Watch: This demo will be viewable on our YouTube channel and […]

Artist Demo: Woodworking with Coby Unger

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Drill into woodworking with CraftBoston artist Coby Unger! Unger calls himself a "professional mess maker", but you wouldn't know it from his pieces. Join him as he explores his craft with us on Thursday, Nov. 18th! This event is free and open to the public.     How to Watch: This demo will be viewable […]

Artist Demo: Jewelry Making with Cindy Liebel

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Explore the influences on Cindy Liebel's fine jewelry, from mid-century modern and Art Deco aesthetics to geometric forms and architecture. Join her as she explores her craft with us on Tuesday, Nov. 23rd! This event is free and open to the public.     How to Watch: This demo will be viewable on our YouTube […]